We all make mistakes, it is one of the inevitabilities of life. This week, whilst on location, I made one of the biggest mistakes that I have made for a while. But how will it impact my confidence?
Every journey is a series of small steps that ultimately lead you to your destination. Along the way you will pass milestones which signal that you are making progress. This week I passed a couple of important ones.
This week I embark on the largest mass participation project that I have ever attempted. The question is, will anyone join in?
The latest book by landscape photographers Ross Hoddinott and Mark Bauer contains 52 assignments to improve your landscape photography. Find out how I got on when challenged by my good friend Julian Baird to complete one of the assignments and join in the fun by trying one of the assignments for yourself.
Men have excavated slate, copper and other metal ores from the Lakeland fells since the 12th century. Walking the 2 miles from the village of Braithwaite along the Coledale Valley will give you the opportunity to explore the last working metal mine in the Lake District.
Intimate landscapes; they say that they sort the boys from the men. If that is true then I am still very much in short trousers.
My current learning curve continues to be steep. The reality of what it means to run your own business is starting to set in.
The criticism that my work received last year has had a huge effect on my creativity. At the start of a new decade I wanted to try to put some of my daemons from 2019 to rest.
We all have romantic visions of what life as a full-time landscape photographer is like. The freedom to indulge in our passion and to immerse ourselves in the landscape. This week I discovered that the reality is far more boring.